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Chocolate Sheet Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Shirley Stewart
Added: Sunday, November 9, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cup flour
2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 stick oleo
1 cup water
1/2 cup shortening
3 T cocoa
2 eggs
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup buttermilk(I usually just add a little vinegar to milk to make buttermilk-not a lot, just enough to make it thick like buttermilk)
1 teaspoon vanilla

Icing
1 stick oleo
3 T cocoa
1 Box powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup chopped nuts
6 Tablespoons milk
pinch salt

Directions:
Directions:
Sift together flour, sugar, and salt. In a saucepan put oleo, water and shortening and cocoa. Bring to a boil and pour over flour mixture. Mix well. In another bowl add eggs, soda, buttermilk and vanilla, stir well and add to the first mixture. Mix well. Bake in greased and floured sheet(cookie) 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 1 at 350 for 18 minutes.

Icing: In above saucepan, melt oleo and cocoa but do not boil. Take off heat, add sugar, vanilla, nuts, milk. Ice cake.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is my favorite cake.
(Linda's recipe is almost identical, but there is differences)

 

 

 

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